An 87-year-old woman stranded for hours by a taxi company was given a free ride home in a fire engine, thanks to San Diego firefighters who noticed she was in distress.
Sleeping too little or too much is associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.
Japanese study found older male golfers were 37% less likely to get dementia.
More than 40 genes have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease for the first time, in a “landmark” study offering hope for better diagnosis and treatment.
An end-of-life program that enables patients with advanced cancer to document their wishes can enhance feelings of life completion, improve relationships with healthcare providers and decrease death-related anxiety, according to a presentation at the 2021 Virtual Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference.
Study finds patients who consistently see same GP have fewer health complications and emergency hospital visits.
Medicare officials have decided that the federal health insurance program should only cover the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm for patients who are participating in approved clinical trials. The preliminary decision, reached after lengthy deliberations, was released on Tuesday by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or C.M.S. If it is finalized later this year, it would significantly limit the number of patients who could use the expensive drug.
As 2021 draws to a close, many of us are reflecting on the various ways our minds and bodies have changed over the course of the past year. No matter your phase of life, aging is something we all experience daily.However, that doesn’t mean we’re powerless in the process.
Estate Planning may not be something you necessarily WANT to think about, but it could protect your interests and wishes long after you are gone.
Your elderly mother is getting forgetful and confused. What do you do now?